StoneBridge Community Church
"Today: Today" - Luke 4:16-30
Senior Pastor Jon Saur
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  • StoneBridge Community Church
    4832 Cochran St, Simi Valley, CA 93063, USA
    Saturday 5:15 PM, Sunday 5:20 PM

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The Text in Context

"Jesus did not suffer from a slip of the tongue, but from a careful and deliberate statement, made to the people with whom He had lived and worshipped as He grew up. The tension in this text is this - WHY DID JESUS DELIBERATELY SABOTAGE HIS POPULARITY AMONG THOSE WITH WHOM HE HAD LIVED? Our study will provide us with..."  Click link to read more.

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SERMON OUTLINE:

1. Gospel of Luke

2. Jesus' Hometown

3. Why is everyone so mad?

4. Who are the poor?

5. Conclusion
NEXT STEPS:

1. Determine who would be "the poor" in your life and in our community.

2. Pray for a way to preach good news to them.

3. Pray that God would change your perspective on them.

4. Go and help them.
GROWTH GROUP / PERSONAL REFLECTION QUESTIONS

1. Why do you think Jesus chose to read from Isaiah 61:1-2? Why do you think the passage is slightly altered?

2. Why did Jesus mention the widow of Zarephath and Naaman?

3. What made everyone so mad?

4. When do you think it's appropriate for Christians to offend others?

5. Do Jesus' reasons for offending his hometown differ from the reasons Christians in the US tend to offend people? If not, why not? If so, in what ways?

6. According to this passage in Luke, what was the point of Jesus' ministry?

The ALPHA Course is a 10-week opportunity to explore the validity and relevance of the Christian faith for our lives today. New session begins Thursday, January 18th @ 7pm. ALPHA is a practical introduction to the basics of Christianity. ALPHA is informal, friendly, and provides a safe space for questions and discussion. Dessert and childcare provided. Call Mike Patrella at 805-297-3445 or click below for more information or to sign up.

Starting the first weekend in February, StoneBridge will be launching a new series – called Journey to Jerusalem. Journey to Jerusalem will insightfully venture through the Gospel of Luke. Whether in-person or by Zoom, experience your own spiritual blessing by facilitating or hosting a new Spring growth group. No prior experience is necessary. Sign up below. If you have any questions, please contact the church office.

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